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Poster: bluedevil Date: Apr 29, 2008 11:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: RIP IN ALBERT HOFMANN

Damn - did anyone ever say it better?

Hofmann was disappointed when his discovery was removed from commercial distribution. He remained convinced that the drug had the potential to counter the psychological problems induced by “materialism, alienation from nature through industrialisation and increasing urbanisation, lack of satisfaction in professional employment in a mechanised, lifeless working world, ennui and purposelessness in wealthy, saturated society, and lack of a religious, nurturing, and meaningful philosophical foundation of life”.

First rule of noetics - first thought, best thought.

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Poster: Jerrob Hungar Date: Apr 30, 2008 1:16am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: RIP IN ALBERT HOFMANN

"I think that in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance LSD. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be."
- Albert Hoffman

"We must become ourselves before someone else does"
- Robert Hunter

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/attali.html